Peter Counter Writers in Residence Archives

Photo of writer Peter Counter standing in front of a stone wall, wearing a dark wool jacket. Photo credit Emma Dawn Allain.
October 2023-November 2023

Peter Counter is a culture critic writing about television, video games, film, music, mental illness, horror, and technology. He is the author of Be Scared of Everything: Horror Essays and his non-fiction has appeared in the WalrusAll Lit UpMotherboardArt of the TitleElectric Literature, and the anthology Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church. He lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Find more of his writing at and

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